Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel
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... into an excellent museum charting the history of the region and the creek. We saw a demonstration of the ancient Arabian air conditioning system. This consists of a 4 sided hollow tower attached to the house's living quarters. Sheets of material are then hung from wooden poles sticking out at right angles to the tower. Breezes are collected by the sheets, directed into the top of the tower, down its hollow inside and into the house. It works brilliantly but ...
The TNT's had a quiet day at home. Surely 'big girls' can figure out how to use the washing machine.... it's common sense where the liquid soap goes...right? Clothes were placed on the drying rack on the back deck because NO ONE owns a dryer in Abu Dhabi. After cat napping while reading it was time to eat again and get ready for our big trip to the pub where we would meet Diana's teaching colleagues from ...
... stealing plate decorations from a 3 Michelin star restaurant...ssshhhhhh, we don't talk about that) Note to self - you want high tea, go to London! If in the middle east, eat some spiced meat and STFU ... Had a divine facial in the evening, when jet lag (and maybe a bit of sun stroke) set in...was totally hallucinating by the end of it, I was off the planet Then went to the wasteland that is the Emirates Palace - not a palace but a self-rated 7 star hotel hotel...omg the ...
... your time outdoors and plan carefully your navigation from A to B!
Having said all that, July is when we decided to check out the driving range! We assumed it would be air conned- and it was, but it didn't help too much! Safe to say we hit our basket of balls quickly and then left! :) xx
... city lights up beautifully.
I have chosen to visit this wonderful place because I didn't have a lot of time to travel around and it was close to the airport. The amazing thing about this city is that it relies on solar energy and other renewable energy sources all designed by the British Architectural firm Foster and Partners.